Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019

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Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019. Oakland County Parks events, campground and camping events, waterparks info, nature programs, free events, family events, and more! For more info on these events, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Oakland County Moms highlights special events from the Oakland County Parks and Recreation calendar to bring you the latest news and info on special events at Oakland County Parks!

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS WATERPARKS EVENTS AND INFO 2019
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS FREE ADMISSION DAYS 2019
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS PLATFORM TENNIS EVENTS 2019
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS PET VACCINATION / LICENSE CLINICS 2019

Oakland County Parks Calendar 2019 – March

Friday, March 1, 2019 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Bring your munchkin to the nature center for a favorite story and a related hands-on, nature-based discovery activity. This series will be offered the first Friday of each month. $1/person. For more info on this event, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 1p-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Maple Magic
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Learn to identify maple trees, take a hike to tap a tree and taste the sap. We will teach you the tools, tips and methods needed to make your own batch of maple syrup at home. Taste sweet maple treats by a campfire and take home maple-based recipes. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info on this event, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 2p-3:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Mammal Madness
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Who would win: a weasel or a bear? Find out and study the Michigan Mammal bracket, pairing predator and prey as you work your way to the championship match. Root for your favorite as we create crafts and play games to determine who will be crowned as Top of the Food Chain. Make and take a mammal print T-shirt. Bring a light colored T-shirt for printing. Program is suitable for all ages. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 2p-3:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – X Marks The Spot
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
an afternoon of trickery and embark on a scavenger hunt to find hidden treasure. Plan for a snack, craft and outdoor excursion. Feel free to sport your St. Patrick’s Day green. Irish or not, luck is on your side today. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturdays.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Oakland County Parks Calendar 2019 – April

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Friday, April 19, 2019 at 10a
Oakland County Parks Events – Great Marshmallow Drop 2019
Worden Park (Lexington Blvd & Crooks Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073)
15,000 marshmallows will be dropped from a helicopter. Kids pick up marshmallows and return them for a free gift from Oakland County Parks. Kids will be split into 3 different age groups for 3 drops. This is not a competition. Marshmallow Drop will be at Worden Park for 2019 only due to park improvements at Catalpa Oaks County Park. The event will return to Catalpa Oaks in 2020. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS. Review / Pics / Video.

Oakland County Parks Calendar 2019 – May

Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Pet Clinic
Waterford Oaks Paradise Pavilion (1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-0918, www.OaklandCountyParks.com)
Offering vaccine and dog licensing clinics. The event will happen rain or shine, there are no residency requirements and no appointment is needed. For more information about licensing and vaccinations, call 248-858-7759.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Pet Clinic
Independence Oaks Park Pine Grove Pavilion (9501 Sashabaw Rd, Clarkston, MI 48348, 248-625-0877, www.OaklandCountyParks.com)
Offering vaccine and dog licensing clinics. The event will happen rain or shine, there are no residency requirements and no appointment is needed. For more information about licensing and vaccinations, call 248-858-7759.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 11a-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Basset Hound Picnic
Orion Oaks Dog Park (1200 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI)
Basset Hound Rescue of Michigan annual picnic. This annual fundraiser will include a silent auction, raffle, food, games for both bassets and children of all ages. $5 donation requested at the gate. For more info, contact 248-703-7797.

Oakland County Parks Calendar 2019 – June

Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Pet Clinic
Orion Oaks Dog Park (1200 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI, 248-858-0906 www.OaklandCountyParks.com)
Offering vaccine and dog licensing clinics. The event will happen rain or shine, there are no residency requirements and no appointment is needed. For more information about licensing and vaccinations, call 248-858-7759.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 11a-3p
Waterford Oaks Waterpark Events – Shark Day at the Waterpark
Waterford Oaks Waterpark (1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Free Events with Paid Admission — Shark Day at the Waterpark includes activities from 11a-3p, including shark cootie catchers, photo booth, shark toss game, water gun tie-dye towel (while supplies last) and nature table.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 3p-7p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out & Play
Southfield Municipal Complex (26000 Evergreen, Southfield, MI)
FREE summer programming series that welcomes families, day care centers, friends and youth groups to spend time outside in their local community. Come out for water and non-water inflatables, retro games, climbing tower and zip line. Each participant will also receive a popcorn treat while supplies last. This event is sponsored by the City of Southfield and Southfield Parks & Recreation.

Friday, June 28, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out & Play
Red Oaks County Park Soccer Complex (29601 John R Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071)
FREE summer programming series that welcomes families, day care centers, friends and youth groups to spend time outside in their local community. Water and non-water inflatables, retro games, interactive nature touch table, face painting and zip line. Guy Lewis and Chautauqua Express will perform from noon-1p. Each person in attendance will receive a Kona Ice, popcorn treat and event souvenir, one each per person while supplies last.

Oakland County Parks Calendar 2019 – July

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out & Play
Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348, 248-625-0877)
FREE summer programming series that welcomes families, day care centers, friends and youth groups to spend time outside in their local community. Enjoy water inflatables, retro games and a climbing tower. The zip line, interactive nature touch table and face painting will also be on site. The GO! Fish and GO! Cache Get Outdoors! mobile recreation units will provide geocaching and fishing fun for all participants, too. Each person in attendance will receive a Kona Ice, popcorn treat and event giveaway, one each per person while supplies last.

Monday, July 15, 2019 through Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 11a-7p each day
Waterford Oaks Waterpark Events – Ride the Zip Line
Waterford Oaks Waterpark (1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
FREE rides on the Zip Line. Must be between 45 & 250 lbs and wear closed toe shoes and sign a waiver.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out & Play
Clawson City Park (935 N Custer Ave, Clawson, MI 48017)
FREE summer programming series that welcomes families, day care centers, friends and youth groups to spend time outside in their local community. Both water and non-water inflatables will be available as well as retro games, a nature table and the climbing tower. Each participant will also receive a Kona Ice and popcorn treat while supplies last.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 11a-3p
Waterford Oaks Waterpark Events – Pirate Day
Waterford Oaks Waterpark (1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Free Events with Paid Admission — Pirate Day includes activities from 11a to 3p. Come dressed as a pirate — best dressed receives a prize. Activities include a pirate craft, nature activity, water gun tie-dye towel (while supplies last), tattoo parlor and diving in the wave pool to find a golden coin.

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Oakland County Parks Nature Centers
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)

Oakland County Parks

Addison Oaks County Park
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Catalpa Oaks County Park
27725 Greenfield Road
Southfield, Michigan
248-858-0916

Groveland Oaks County Park
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

Highland Oaks County Park
6555 Milford Road
Highland, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Independence Oaks County Park
9501 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, Michigan 48348
248-625-0877

Lyon Oaks County Park
52221 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, Michigan 48393
248-858-0906

Orion Oaks County Park
2301 Clarkston Road
Lake Orion, Michigan 48360
248-858-0906 or 248-625-0877

Red Oaks Youth Soccer Complex
29601 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-589-2294

Red Oaks Waterpark
1455 East 13 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-858-0918 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Red Oaks Dog Park
31353 Dequindre
Madison Heights, MI  48071
On Dequindre just North of 13 Mile
248-541-5030 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Rose Oaks County Park
10400 Fish Lake Road
Holly, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Springfield Oaks County Park
12451 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, Michigan
248-858-0916

Waterford Oaks County Park, Waterpark, Paradise Peninsula Playscape , Sled Hill, and BMX Track
2800 Watkins Lake Rd.
Waterford, Michigan 48328
248-858-0916 (Activity Center)
248-858-0906 (Administration Offices)
248-858-0918 (Waterpark)
248-858-0915 (BMX)
248-858-0916 (Lookout Lodge)

Oakland County Market

Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)

Oakland County Parks Golf Courses

Glen Oaks Golf Course
30500 13 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan
248-851-8356

Lyon Oaks Golf Course
52251 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393
248-437-1488

Red Oaks Golf Course
29600 John R
Madison Heights, Michigan
248-541-5030

Springfield Oaks Golf Course
12450 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, MI 48350
248-625-2540

White Lake Oaks Golf Course
991 N Williams Lake Road
White Lake, Michigan 48386
248-693-2700

Oakland County Parks Campgrounds

Addison Oaks Campground
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Groveland Oaks Campground
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

See our Events / Things To Do tab for more events, activities and things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit Michigan.

For more information on Oakland County Parks events and registration, visit www.OaklandCountyParks.com